Volume 2, Issue 2 (7-2014)                   jms 2014, 2(2): 40-48 | Back to browse issues page

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Background and aims: Life style is one of the most important domains of self- care. Life style is a personal unique pattern including characteristics, behaviors and habits that everyone performs and improper life style led to diseases and accidents. According to importance of the subject, the current study was done with the aim of Identification Self- care pattern related to Life style and its related factors among female high school students in Gorgan. Materials and Methods: In this cross sectional-analytical study that was done in 2013,300 female high school students in Gorgan were selected through multi-stage sampling method(random and cluster) and Data were collected using the valid and reliable questionnaire that included demographic and life style via self report. Then data were analyzed using SPSS18 and one way ANOVA test. Results: Educational level in their fathers and mother was Diploma and under diploma in 71.6 and 78.7 respectively. Their father job was non- government in 42.3% and their mother job was housewife in 72%.Life style was in the low level in 1.7% of the under studied population, 46.7% in moderate level,45.3% in good level and 3.3% was in excellent level. There was significant relation between life style with parents income, parents education, parents job but there wasn’t significant relation between life style with Body Mass Index. Conclusion: Self- care pattern related to Life style in the half of the students isn’t in desirable level. So we recommended appropriate intervention, especially educational intervention for promotion of healthy life style

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2014/10/7 | Accepted: 2014/11/18 | Published: 2015/06/25

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